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EU Commission has announced final decision in anti-dumping procedure

The EU Commission officially announced its final decision referring to the anti-dumping investigation with the Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1579.

Recently, the final decision-making process of the EU Commission concerning anti-dumping and anti-subsidies procedures initiated against the import of Chinese truck tyres has taken place. On 22nd October 2018, the EU Commission officially announced its final decision referring to the anti-dumping investigation with the Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1579.

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ADAC compares widths of winter tyres: small or extra wide?

The ADAC tested five tyre widths of the Dunlop Winter Sport 5 for the VW Golf in its comparative test. Source: ADAC / isp-grube.de.

Vehicle manufacturers have increasingly equipped their vehicles with bigger and wider tyres. Concerning summer tyres, driving dynamics are stressed, but what about the consequences of wider winter tyres? ADAC was interested in this question and for the first time, it tested five tyre widths of the Dunlop Winter Sport 5 for the VW Golf.

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Sustainable rubber production: Yokohama passes policy paper

Yokohama Reifen GmbH is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

As of now, the Japanese tyre manufacturer Yokohama will pay increased attention to sustainability when purchasing natural rubber and has passed corresponding guidelines. A positive impact is to be expected across the whole supplier chain.

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Essen Motor Show with several special exhibitions

The Essen Motor Show will place the spotlight on vehicles.

From 1st to 9th December 2018 (preview day: 30th November) the Essen Motor Show will bring sports car enthusiasts, motorsport racers, and classic car fans together. The horsepower festival will take place for the 51th time. There will be Continental, Hankook, Mercedes FanWorld, Porsche Motorsport, Renault Motorsport, Skoda, and Toyo Tires as well known exhibitors.

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Nexen Tire: Moving into new headquarters in Kelkheim

The Nexen team is looking forward to dealing with new challenges at the location in Kelkheim.

The Nexen Tire Europe Niederlassung Deutschland and the Technical Center Europe have moved together in a newly built company location of about 11,000 square metres in Lise-Meitner-Straße 1 in 65779 Kelkheim. The new building was set up after thirteen months of construction time. According to company information, there was a clear focus on the use of environmentally friendly building materials and on placing orders with local companies.

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Goodyear: Rubbers for Audi e-tron

The e-tron is rolling with the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV.

Audi will optionally equip the fully electrical e-tron with the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV in size 265/45R21 108H XL. As electric vehicles have a significantly higher torque than combustion engines, tyre wear can be up to 25 per cent higher. Thus, Goodyear tried to maximize mileage of the Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV.

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Maxxis becomes tyre manufacturer of the Motocross World Championship

Taking pleasure in the new partnership with the FIM Motocross World Grand Prix: Didier Henriod (l.), Youthstream Director, David Luongo (m.), Youthstream Vice President, as well as the Maxxis European Sales, Marketing and Technical Team.

As of season 2019, Maxxis will deliver tyres for FIM Motocross World Grand Prix (MXGP) for the first time. Youthstream, the company selling the international rights for TV, marketing, and promotion, has announced the partnership, which normally lasts for three years, in Monaco only recently. The contract will be valid as of the future season 2019.

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GETTYGO: Expanded presence in Europe

GETTYGO  Expanded presence in Europe.

GETTYGO is made in Germany, but the platform has also established itself in Austria, France, and Belgium. At the beginning of 2018, GETTYGO started in Spain too. The people being responsible took stock: During the first six months, 1,500 customers registered after entering the market.

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Majority of manufacturers will avoid REIFEN 2018

From 11th to 15th September, the REIFEN 2018 will take place parallel to the Automechanika Frankfurt for the first time. (Picture: Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH / Petra Wenzel)

From 11th to 15th September, the REIFEN 2018 will have its premiere parallel to the Automechanika Frankfurt. Most of the tyre brands with radiant power will not be present at the trade fair, as the majority of the international tyre industry decided in favour of being present at The Tire Cologne.

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Yokohama and Kumho has finished cooperation ahead of schedule

Yokohama has finished the technology relations with Kumho Tire.

Yokohama has finished the technology relations with Kumho Tire. Since February 2014, there has been an agreement on the Master Technological Alliance. The cooperation F&E-Agreement as well as the agreement on an exchange of licences and technology aimed at working together on tyre-related future technologies including eco-friendly tyre technologies and new concept tyres. Due to recent changes of majority shareholders of Kumho Tire, the agreement was cancelled based on these conditions.

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